Palmyra, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 3,599 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 1,707  (47.5%)
Females: 1,892  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

35.6 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 63461.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,838 (it was $31,284 in 2000)
Palmyra:

$47,838
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,265 (it was $15,625 in 2000)

Palmyra city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $123,756 (it was $70,100 in 2000)
Palmyra:

$123,756
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $123,795; detached houses: $127,165; mobile homes: $25,271

Median gross rent in 2019: $533.

March 2019 cost of living index in Palmyra: 74.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.1%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.3% for Black residents, 70.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Palmyra, MO (2019)
    • 3,29290.7%White alone
    • 1995.5%Two or more races
    • 561.5%Black alone
    • 361.0%Asian alone
    • 300.8%Hispanic
    • 160.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Palmyra detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Palmyra, Missouri as of May 18, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Palmyra is 331 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Palmyra by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(144.2)
2
(58.1)
3
(88.0)
2
(58.7)
4
(116.7)
1
(27.7)
5
(139.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.4)
1
(27.6)
1
(27.6)
1
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(115.3)
2
(58.1)
9
(263.9)
6
(176.0)
7
(204.2)
4
(110.9)
11
(306.1)
6
(166.2)
5
(137.6)
13
(359.9)
5
(138.2)
4
(110.5)
2
(55.6)
4
(110.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
35
(1,009)
43
(1,249)
61
(1,789)
39
(1,144)
54
(1,575)
74
(2,051)
66
(1,836)
70
(1,939)
82
(2,256)
101
(2,796)
90
(2,488)
114
(3,150)
87
(2,418)
106
(2,940)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(28.8)
2
(58.1)
2
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(110.9)
2
(55.6)
2
(55.4)
1
(27.5)
1
(27.7)
3
(82.9)
4
(110.5)
6
(166.8)
3
(83.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(115.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(88.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index102.770.3112.369.8100.6104.2127.293.6102.1150.3121.4148.1119.5132.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Palmyra, MO

Crime rate in Palmyra detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Missouri average:

2.37
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Ancestries: German (48.0%), American (18.3%), Irish (7.7%), French (5.5%), English (5.2%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1855

Elevation: 641 feet

Land area: 2.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,619 people per square mile   (low).

Palmyra, Missouri map

35 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,023 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,057 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (72.9 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (106.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (245.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rensselaer, MO (3.0 miles),
Hannibal, MO (3.2 miles ),
Quincy, IL (3.4 miles ),
Monroe City, MO (3.9 miles ),
Payson, IL (3.9 miles ),
New London, MO (4.0 miles ),
La Grange, MO (4.1 miles ),
Ewing, MO (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 91.52 W

Area code: 573

Distribution of median household income in Palmyra, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Palmyra, MO in 2019
Palmyra satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Palmyra, MO residents
Average permit cost in Palmyra, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Palmyra, MO
Historical housing units in Palmyra, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +120 (+3.6%).
Most common industries in Palmyra, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Utilities (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Palmyra, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Child care workers (3.8%)

Average climate in Palmyra, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Palmyra, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.40. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.40
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Palmyra-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/2003, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Palmyra city center .

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palmyra-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 292% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 216.3 miles away from Palmyra center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 216.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 206.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 211.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 375.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 237.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palmyra topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Palmyra:

  • MAPLE LAWN NURSING HOME (1410 WEST LINE STREET, PO BOX 232)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Palmyra:

  • FOUNTAIN COURT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WILLOW CARE REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • HANNIBAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • BETH HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • LEVERING HOME,THE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • LEVERING REGIONAL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • LUTHER MANOR RET AND NURS CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HANNIBAL, MO)

Amtrak station near Palmyra:

  • 14 miles: QUINCY (30TH ST. & WISMANN LN.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmyra:

  • Moberly Area Community College (about 57 miles; Moberly, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,977)
  • Truman State University (about 63 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Western Illinois University (about 65 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Columbia College (about 73 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 73 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 74 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • St Charles Community College (about 86 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)

Public high school in Palmyra:

  • PALMYRA HIGH (Students: 326, Location: 1703 S MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Palmyra:

  • PALMYRA ELEM. (Students: 464, Location: 600 S ASHLAND AVE, Grades: PK-4)
  • PALMYRA MIDDLE (Students: 360, Location: 600 W LINE ST, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in Palmyra

Library in Palmyra:

  • PALMYRA BICENTENNIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $65,711; Location: 212 S. MAIN ST.; 30,666 books; 1,152 audio materials; 1,903 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Palmyra: Palmyra Junction (A), The Rhine (B), Palmyra Rural Volunteer Fire Department (C), Palmyra Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Gardner House (417 South Main Street).

Hotel: Budget Inn (423 East Lafayette Street).

Courts: Missouri State - Agriculture Dept- Federal State Market News OFC (Highway 61 South), Marion County - Courthouse Palmyra- County Probate Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Jane Darwell - Actress, Rachel Bringer - Politician, Billy Hart (baseball) - Baseball player.

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.6%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Palmyra in 2010:

  • 99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 98 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Palmyra in 2000:

  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

Banks with branches in Palmyra (2011 data):

  • Palmyra State Bank: at 400 South Main Street, branch established on 1934/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $152.1 mil, Deposits: $129.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Byron B. Webb, Inc.
  • Heartland Bank and Trust Company: Palmyra Savings Branch at 123 West Lafayette, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $1,943.8 mil, Deposits: $1,632.9 mil, headquarters in Bloomington, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Exchange Bank of Northeast Missouri: Palmyra Branch at 423 Elizabeth Avenue, branch established on 1997/07/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $136.1 mil, Deposits: $117.3 mil, headquarters in Kahoka, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Lincoln County Bancorp, Inc.
  • F&M Bank and Trust Company: F&M Bank And Trust Company Branch at 201 N Main St, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $186.8 mil, Deposits: $150.3 mil, headquarters in Hannibal, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • HNB National Bank: Palmyra Banking Facility at 203 South Main, branch established on 1995/01/17. Info updated 2012/01/19: Bank assets: $319.6 mil, Deposits: $273.4 mil, headquarters in Hannibal, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Palmyra:

Marital status in Palmyra, MO
  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Palmyra:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Missouri average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Palmyra
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Palmyra, MO (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,35647
Mainline Protestant3,47217
Catholic2,7212
Other5503
Black Protestant1231
None11,559-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
This county:

8.52 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

9.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

29.6%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.2%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.7%
Missouri:

48.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.0%
Missouri:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Palmyra:

13.0%
Missouri:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Palmyra:

41.0%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Palmyra:

56.7%
Missouri:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Palmyra:

80.0%
Missouri:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palmyra, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$23,445$40,1910$0
Electric Power 6$27,947$55,8941$1,444
Streets and Highways 5$15,890$38,1360$0
Water Supply 5$15,099$36,2380$0
Sewerage 3$10,259$41,0360$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,083$48,9967$1,820
Police - Other 1$3,228$38,7360$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,894$34,7280$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,334
Totals for Government 29$102,845$42,55710$5,598

Palmyra government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $229,000 ($63.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($21.12)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $5,242,000 ($1456.52)
    General - Other: $631,000 ($175.33)
    Police Protection: $342,000 ($95.03)
    Regular Highways: $203,000 ($56.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $134,000 ($37.23)
    Central Staff Services: $108,000 ($30.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($7.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $19,000 ($5.28)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($2.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($1.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,786,000 ($496.25)
    Regular Highways: $81,000 ($22.51)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($17.78)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($1.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,653,000 ($459.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($8.34)

Palmyra government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($19.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $101,000 ($28.06)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($6.11)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($2.78)
    Rents: $10,000 ($2.78)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($2.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,442,000 ($1512.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $868,000 ($241.18)
    Other: $271,000 ($75.30)
    Highways: $145,000 ($40.29)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $985,000 ($273.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $297,000 ($82.52)
    Property: $260,000 ($72.24)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $16,000 ($4.45)
    Other License: $15,000 ($4.17)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($1.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.28)

Palmyra government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,102,000 ($861.91)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,371,000 ($658.79)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000 ($277.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $269,000 ($74.74)

Palmyra government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,858,000 ($1071.96)

6.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ralls County, MO  1.43% ($39,294 average AGI)
to Adams County, IL  0.68% ($31,493)
to Boone County, MO  0.33% ($54,571)
Businesses in Palmyra, MO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
FedEx1Lane Furniture1
Ford1Subway1
Goodwill4U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Palmyra:

  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palmyra:

  • KICK-FM (97.9 FM; PALMYRA, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KJIR (91.7 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: BELIEVERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KZZK (105.9 FM; NEW LONDON, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • WQUB (90.3 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY UNIVERSITY CORPORATION)
  • WGCA-FM (88.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: GREAT COMMISSION BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQCY (103.9 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KKAC (104.3 FM; VANDALIA, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWBZ (107.5 FM; MONROE CITY, MO; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Palmyra:

  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40GO (Channel 40; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WQEC (Channel 27; QUINCY, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W65CZ (Channel 65; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W45BM (Channel 45; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W67DR (Channel 67; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Palmyra fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Palmyra fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 236ft / 72.3mTotal length
  • $916,000Total costs
  • 116,591Total average daily traffic
  • 29,822Total average daily truck traffic
  • 128,898Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Palmyra, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Palmyra, MO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Palmyra)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Palmyra, MO)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palmyra)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 10105, N10105, N-10105, Serial Number: 15074797, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 116 W Church St, Palmyra, MO 63461
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5317D, N5317D, N-5317D, Serial Number: 17272513, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 03/25/2005
    Registrant (LLC): Monroe City Aviators LLC, 5325 County Rd 322, Palmyra, MO 63461
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8583U, N8583U, N-8583U, Serial Number: 17252483, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 01/06/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 11/29/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Glenn Griesbaum, 1965 County Road 321, Palmyra, MO 63461, Other Owners: Martha Griesbaum
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 340 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 88 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 340TC, N340TC, N-340TC, Serial Number: 340-0082, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 11/22/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Mark L Frankenbach, 3671 County Road 337, Palmyra, MO 63461
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/30/2019

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of fire incidents - 34 took place in 2006, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Palmyra, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.7%), and Structure Fires (27.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Palmyra, MO
    • 14845.7%Outside Fires
    • 8827.2%Structure Fires
    • 7523.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 134.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palmyra, MO
Most common first names in Palmyra, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5483.0 years
William5280.4 years
John4876.8 years
Charles4175.3 years
Robert3174.0 years
James2977.0 years
Anna2884.8 years
Margaret2881.6 years
George2883.0 years
Harold2177.7 years
Most common last names in Palmyra, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crane2871.1 years
Drebes2676.3 years
Smith2580.6 years
White2278.3 years
Gottman2177.6 years
Powell1781.9 years
Kroeger1782.2 years
Meyers1576.6 years
Johnson1578.4 years
Hoehne1484.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Palmyra, MO
  • 67.6%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Electricity
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Palmyra, MO
  • 50.3%Utility gas
  • 39.5%Electricity
  • 10.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Palmyra compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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